The 86-Year-Old Strand Bookstore Just Proved That Bookstores Are Not Dead

According to its Twitter account, the store had its best sales day ever earlier this week. Rejoice, book lovers!

2. The store went on to have a festive and eventful weekend, including a lot of holiday shopping and TWO marriage proposals.

 

From Strand’s Facebook page.

4. In response, readers, writers, publishers, and book vendors are congratulating Strand, and celebrating the good news.

9. According to reports earlier this year, contrary to popular belief, print book sales are actually on the rise, and e-book sales growth has slowed down.

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